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Brain Tumors in Children

Brain Tumors in Children

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 0:27

Brain Tumors in Children What is a brain tumor? Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children. Approximately 1,500 children in ...

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Brain Tumors

Brain Tumors

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 0:03

What is the brain? The brain is a soft, spongy mass of tissue. It is protected by the bones of the skull and three thin membranes called meninges. Watery fluid called cerebrospinal fluid cushions the brain. This fluid flows through spaces between the meninges and through spaces ...

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Bone Cancer

Bone Cancer

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 23:00

Bone cancer is triggered off when there is a disorder of the cells that bones are made up of. If the cancer starts in the bone, it is known as primary bone cancer. Each year about 2000 people are diagnosed with bone tumors in the US. Tumors in ...

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Mouth Blisters

Mouth Blisters

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 7:09

Mouth ulcers, sometimes called canker sores, are a common affliction. Often they are simply caused by trauma and heal quickly on their own. The recurrent, bothersome form is known as recurrent aphthous stomatitis or simply aphthous ulcers. ...

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Baldness Remedies

Baldness Remedies

Monday, January 31, 2011 6:58

People have always been gullible where their hair is concerned. Queen Victoria drank silver birch wine made from sap because she believed it would cure her baldness. And despite icons such as David Beckham shaving off their locks, hair loss is refusing to become fashionable....

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Female Baldness

Female Baldness

Monday, January 31, 2011 6:28

A hair grows from its follicle at an average rate of about 1/2 inch per month. Each hair grows for 2 to 6 years, then rests, and then falls out. A new hair soon begins growing in its place. At any time, about 85% of the hair is ...

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:50

Symptoms of a TBI can be mild, moderate, or severe, depending on the extent of the damage to the brain. Some symptoms are evident immediately, while others do not surface until several days or weeks after the injury. A person with a mild TBI may remain conscious or ...

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:42

Traumatic Brain Injury is also called acquired brain injury, or simply put – head injury and occurs when a sudden trauma occurs in the brain, damaging it or parts of it. Injury can result when an object suddenly pierces through the skull and enters into the brain tissue ...

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Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer

Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:33

Bladder is a balloon shaped hollow organ located in the pelvic region of the body, which stores urine generated by the kidneys, until it is expelled from the body....

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Brain Anatomy and Function

Brain Anatomy and Function

Thursday, January 13, 2011 5:36

Course Description Brain Anatomy and Function This course will review various types of brain injury, disability assessment scales and brain function. ...

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